Every Ada user wonders why Ada does not enjoy the popularity it deserves. Experience shows that once people have been properly trained to it, they generally don’t want to return to other languages – but getting the word to the public-at-large – marketing – has always been a weak point of Ada.
Can we change this situation? Recent indicators, like the independent market research studies on language popularity, shows some positive indication, with Ada’s popularity fast rising. This panel brings together experts with various backgrounds to share their views on how to make Ada more mainstream.